Gateshead Memories



Below are links to a selection of narratives I’ve written relating to memories of growing up in Dorchester Gardens on Low Fell. These yarns are whimsical tales based on fact, amalgamated with a fictional infusion aimed at embellishing the storyline.

Lunchtime Lounging At The Griddle

…. And The Teachers Get The Money!


Breckers Aren’t Useless

Breckenbeds Fields Forever?


Protecting the Innocent

Schooldays Beside The Old Oak Field

1970’s Hogmanays at Chez Strachan

Pint at The Jolly Miller

GFCC Juniors – Class of ’80

Tales from ‘The Fell’ Scorebox – Part 1

Tales from ‘The Fell’ Scorebox – Part 2

Is That David Attenborough, Gaz?

On Allerdene Field

The Chippy On Dawlish Gardens

Neil Fraser’s Cricket Boots

The Last Ship

Six & Out

A Pint of Scotch, Please

Unreliable Tales From The Pavilion

Bat Outta Fell

After ‘Bat Outta Hell’, Take The Second Exit

Off Spinning In His Grave

The Wrong ‘Un

Not So Secret Garden

That Umpire’s Looking Peaky!

The Crowd Went Wild!

Watching Sir Rog at the Low Fell Classic

Bren’s Boozer